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### Regression on individual vs collapsed data

Lots of analysis in the US collapse CPS or Census data and run regressions on the group means. I wonder why not run the regression on the individual data? Absent measurement error, should we expect ...
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### The application of integration by parts involving the lorenz curve

I'm reading Atkinson's "On the measurement of inequality" and I'm having difficulties understanding how this paper is arriving at certain outcomes, using integration by parts. Let me first ...
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### Accounting for household work in the GDP

It is often told that domestic work is not included in the GDP estimates due to difficulty in measuring them. I wanted to know if there are any advances in measuring this, or any alternatives that ...
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### Measuring growth rate when values are negative

I am studying nightlights data and trying to model cross-sectional convergence in nightlights in India. However data has some stray light corrections, which has made some of the measurements below ...
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### Is the rent we get from firms and households treated the same while calculating gdp [duplicate]

When we rent out our land to firm,they use that land to produce goods and services,so the money we earn is a factor income but my question is that when we rent out our land to people,who don't use it ...
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### What is the best observable proxy for the instantaneous risk-free market interest rate?

I am exploring a number of different models using daily data, of the US economy, and am trying to gather up observable proxies for some of the most important macro and micro variables, and surveying ...
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### GDP versus GNP. Which is a better gauge of a country's economy size and prosperity?

Country A's GDP is larger than Country B's GDP. However, Country B's GNP is larger than Country A's GNP. Which country has a stronger economy? Which country's citizens is more likely to enjoy ...
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### What is considered a "final product" for gross domestic product?

Given a territory and a time range, the gross domestic product is the sum of all the values added. The term “value added” is open to interpretation. Since the value added of a product or service is ...
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### Calculate Gross Private Product from standard metrics

Is it possible to calculate GPP given commonly available data like GDP and government expenditure? The example in this Wikipedia article seems to suggest those two alone are enough. Would nominal GDP ...
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